Stars Rumors & News

  • Beagle's OT goal caps Capitals' rally vs. Stars

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Jay Beagle's goal early in overtime lifted the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night at American Airlines Center. The Capitals won the opening faceoff in overtime and Beagle drove hard to the net to finish a pass from Evgeny Kuznetsov just 19..." January 22

  • For Wayne Gretzky, history is hockey's cornerstone

    NHL.com "Wayne Gretzky is keenly aware there will be considerable debate Friday, and presumably for much longer, when the League unveils the rest of the 100 Greatest NHL Players. Given that pitched arguments break out whenever people compare hockey dynasties and eras, it is also a given that emotions..." January 22

  • Strange omissions reveal NHL’s real motive for Greatest 100 list

    New York Post "It is a marketing function, not that there’s anything wrong with that, but you should bear that in mind when the NHL unveils the post-Original Six Era portion of its Greatest 100 Players on Friday night in Los Angeles as part of the league’s All-Star weekend. And as such, I would expect current..." January 22

  • Some NHL stars are packing less punch this season; why?

    USA Today "Jamie Benn, a scoring champion in 2014-15 and 41-goal scorer last season, has 11 goals in 43 games this season. Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, averaging 28 goals per season in his career, has seven this season. Future Hall of Famer Joe Thornton has scored only three goals and each..." January 21

  • Tavares scores twice as Islanders win Weight's debut

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow deployed the executive's version of the reserve parachute Tuesday, when he fired long-time coach Jack Capuano with the Islanders mired in last place in the Eastern Conference. But even interim coach Doug Weight knows any chance the..." January 19

  • NHL announces details of the 2017 All-Star Skills Competition

    Sportsnet "The NHL All-Star skills competition is coming up in Los Angeles on Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET and on Thursday, the league announced details of the event. The following events will be part of this year’s skills competition: · Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay™ · Honda NHL Four Line..." January 19

  • A statistical look at the 2016-17 Selke candidates

    Fanrag Sports "Halfway through the NHL season, it’s pretty obvious who some of the awards favorites are. Unless Auston Matthews falls off the face of the earth, he’s likely to be taking home the Calder Trophy in June. The same can be said of Brent Burns and the Norris Trophy, as he’s on pace to top Erik..." January 18

  • Stars hang on to beat Rangers in high-scoring affair

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- It started badly enough for the Dallas Stars when Derek Stepan opened the scoring for the New York Rangers just 27 seconds into the game. Undeterred, the Stars scored seven of the next nine goals to take a commanding four-goal cushion into the final period, which is almost always..." January 17

  • Eichel pots two as Sabres beat Stars

    The Sports Xchange "BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tyler Ennis' return to the ice could not have gone any better for the Buffalo Sabres. Playing for the first time since Nov. 7, the speedy center scored 19 seconds into Monday's game to lead the Sabres to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars. Ennis missed the previous two months..." January 16

  • Wild give up four-goal lead but pull out 5-4 win

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Good teams find ways to win, and on Saturday against the Dallas Stars, the Minnesota Wild got the game-winning goal with 6:45 remaining off Jason Zucker's right shoulder in a 5-4 win at American Airlines Center. Zucker, who also had an assist, scored his 11th of the season after a..." January 14

  • Stars earn first home win over Wings since 2010

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars last defeated the Detroit Red Wings at American Airlines Center more than six years ago. Thanks to goals from John Klingberg and Stephen Johns 49 seconds apart late in the second period, that streak ended Thursday. Antti Niemi stopped 31 of 33 shots, and the Stars..." January 13

  • Jamie Benn back for Stars following four-game absence

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas will get its captain back as it looks for a win tonight against Detroit. Jamie Benn, who’s missed the last four games with a foot injury, has declared himself good to go for this evening’s tilt, per NHL.com. The return couldn’t come at a better time — the Stars are slumping, having lost..." January 12

  • Silfverberg helps Ducks shut out Stars

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jakob Silfverberg, Ryan Kesler and Andrew Cogliano have become much more than just a shutdown line for the Anaheim Ducks. They've emerged as the team's top scoring trio and a role model for younger teammates who are learning how to prepare and play in the NHL. They..." January 11

  • NHL unveils jerseys for All-Star Game

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League's Centennial, the Los Angeles Kings' 50th anniversary, previous NHL All-Star Games and the Hollywood setting all influenced the design of the jerseys that will be worn during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29. All..." January 11

  • Stars hold off Kings, 6-4

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Dallas Stars capitalized on an uncharacteristically poor defensive effort by the Los Angeles Kings to earn a rare road victory. Patrick Sharp recorded a goal and two assists and Radek Faksa registered three assists as the Dallas Stars defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-4 on..." January 10

  • NHL announces 2017 All-Star rosters

    Sportsnet "The NHL released its 2017 All-Star Game rosters on Tuesday. A fan vote determined each division’s team captain, the results of which were released last week. The four head coaches for all-star weekend will be Michel Therrien of the Montreal Canadiens (Atlantic), Bruce Boudreau of the..." January 10

  • Friedman points out which NHL teams are hungry to make trades

    Fanrag Sports "Somebody. Anybody. Make some trades. Hockey fans are anxiously waiting for even a trickle of trade activity in the National Hockey League, but it’s been gravely disappointing on that front for awhile. “I have to tell you, I think there’s teams that really want to do something,” explained..." January 10

  • Berglund, Stastny help Blues edge Stars

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Shattenkirk proved Saturday night that sometimes a pass can be just as effective as a shot. Shattenkirk's pass from the blue line found Patrik Berglund's stick and he was able to redirect it into the net with 1:54 left in the game to break a 3-3 tie and give the St. Louis..." January 07

  • Pacioretty pushes Habs past Stars in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Pacioretty pushes Habs past Stars in OT By Stephen Hunt, The Sports Xchange DALLAS -- The Montreal Canadiens expect much from their captain, Max Pacioretty, and for a second consecutive evening, he didn't disappoint. Pacioretty scored the game-winner on a breakaway 19 seconds into..." January 05

  • Stars place Jamie Benn on injured reserve

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn was placed on injured reserve Wednesday because of a foot injury. It is retroactive to Dec. 31. Benn was scratched from the game against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, and forward Antoine Roussel was activated by Dallas. Benn was injured in the second..." January 04

  • Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

    Yardbarker "The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded. A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact..." January 03

  • Jamie Benn won't play for Stars on Wednesday

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn will not play Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens because of a foot injury. Benn sustained the injury in the second period of a 3-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday when he went awkwardly into the boards. Benn finished the game, but didn't practice..." January 03

  • Stars' Sharp to return Saturday after 12-game absence

    NHL.com "Left wing Patrick Sharp will return to the lineup Saturday when the Dallas Stars host the Florida Panthers (8 p.m. ET; FS-SW, FS-F, NHL.TV). "Cleared to go and indicated that he's up and ready to play," Stars coach Lindy Ruff said Friday. "For me there is an opportunity to get him in there..." December 31

  • Jagr, Trocheck lead Panthers over Stars

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Hard luck epitomized the Florida Panthers in their previous four games, which they were 0-1-3. However, on Saturday night against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center, their luck changed. Jaromir Jagr and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and an assist and James Reimer..." December 31

  • Seguin carries Stars past struggling Avalanche

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Before Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche, the Dallas Stars had been unable to string together three consecutive wins this season. However, thanks to six combined from Tyler Seguin (two goals, assist) and Jamie Benn (three assists), that futility is history, as the Stars..." December 30

  • Spezza, Benn lift Stars past Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff has been harping all season on the need for his best players to play like his best players as the team attempts to survive a rash of injuries to its forward group. Ruff got the lift he needed from the Stars' stars in a 3-2 win over the Arizona..." December 28

  • Not quite 100 percent yet: Stars place Roussel on IR

    Pro Hockey Talk "Injuries aren’t as much of a factor for the Dallas Stars as they were, say, a month ago … but they’re still dealing with some issues. Along with season-long or close to season-long issues of Patrick Sharp and Ales Hemsky, the Stars are dealing with a hobbled Stephen Johns and are down one pest..." December 27

  • Stars reverse fortunes in OT games against Kings

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- One of the NHL's best overtime teams clashed with one of the worst on Friday night at American Airlines Center and the Dallas Stars came away with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in overtime. The Stars were 1-7 in overtime games before Esa Lindell scored on a two-on-one..." December 24

  • Perron's OT goal pushes Blues over Stars

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Winning on the road has been rare much of this season for the St. Louis Blues. But Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center, the Blues prevailed 3-2 thanks to an overtime game-winner from David Perron. "It's a great feeling to win on the road," Perron said..." December 21

  • Dallas has big problems on defence

    TSN "One of the toughest jobs for the modern-era hockey coach is knowing just how much you can squeeze out of a certain player or unit before they reach their physical limit. The NHL’s competitive landscape – and the constraints of a hard-cap league – has made this a mandatory exercise for every hockey..." December 20

  • Stars halt Flyers' win streak at 10

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Philadelphia Flyers' streak finally came to an end. The Dallas Stars ended the Flyers' 10-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory at American Airlines Center on Saturday afternoon. Adam Cracknell scored the game-winning goal early in the third period and Antti Niemi made..." December 17

  • Lundqvist, Nash return, lead Rangers to 2-0 victory

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist wasn't about to let a violent collision keep him out of the net for long in his first action since Dec. 6. Rick Nash scored the game-winning goal on a shorthanded breakaway at 7:08 of the third period and Lundqvist stopped 27 shots as New York..." December 16

  • Vigneault: NHL 'better do something' about Eakin's hit on Lundqvist

    Sportsnet "New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault expects the NHL to take action after a scary hit occurred during Thursday night’s game between his club and the Dallas Stars. Midway through the first period, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was bowled over by Stars forward Cody Eakin while playing the..." December 16

  • Stars' Eakin to have hearing for hit on Lundqvist

    TSN "Dallas Stars centre Cody Eakin will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety Friday afternoon for his hit to the head of New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist on Thursday night.. Lundqvist started in the New York net for the first time in six games, but left for 5:31 of..." December 16

  • Cody Eakin suspended four games for charging Henrik Lundqvist

    Sportsnet "The NHL’s department of player safety delivered a swift ruling Friday afternoon, suspending Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin four games for charging Henrik Lundqvist. Eakin forfeits $85,555.56 in salary, which will go to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund. The incident occurred midway..." December 16

  • Stars bury Ducks with five-goal outburst

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- After an 0-2 weekend road trip, the Dallas Stars wanted to make a statement at home, where they will play eight of their next nine games, Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks. And thanks to five third-period goals and a goal and two assists from captain Jamie Benn, the Stars dominated..." December 14

  • Blackhawks pull away from Stars

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Marian Hossa has been the best goal scorer on the Chicago Blackhawks all season. On Sunday night, Hossa added a bit of good luck to his great achievements. He scored on a sharp-angle, 45-foot slap shot that trickled between the goaltender's pads and into the net, and the..." December 11

  • Stars' Oleksiak suspended 2 games for headshot on Flyers' VandeVelde

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak has been suspended for two games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Philadelphia Flyers forward Chris VandeVelde during NHL Game No. 411 in Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 10, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced..." December 11

  • Stars' Oleksiak faces hearing following headshot on VandeVelde

    Sportsnet "Jamie Oleksiak will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Sunday and could face suspension for an illegal check to the head on Philadelphia Chris VandeVelde Saturday night. This hit in question came near the mid-way point of the third period when VandeVelde was taking a shot on..." December 11

  • Schenn's hat trick powers Flyers past Stars

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Brayden Schenn gave the Philadelphia Flyers and their fans plenty to cheer about on Saturday, recording his second career hat trick, dropping his gloves for one of his teammates and leading his team to its eighth straight victory. "He sticks up for his teammate with a great..." December 10

  • Stars roll past visiting Predators

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- Recently, Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff lamented his big names not pulling their offensive weight. Well, on Thursday against the Nashville Predators at American Airlines Center, his superstars delivered, as Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and Jason Spezza combined for eight points in a 5-2..." December 09

  • Stars activate Jiri Hudler from injured reserve

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has activated forward Jiri Hudler from injured reserve, and reassigned forward Jason Dickinson to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League. Hudler, 32, has not recorded a point in four..." December 09

  • Johnson, Flames hold off Stars

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- The Calgary Flames have been one of the NHL's top road teams this season. Thanks to a goal and an assist each from Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan and Chad Johnson stopping 29 of 30 shots, that trend continued in a 2-1 win against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday at American Airlines..." December 07

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • Lehtonen, Stars shut out Avalanche

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Dallas was struggling on the road and Colorado couldn't win at home. Something had to give, and it was the Avalanche. Kari Lehtonen made 23 saves for his first shutout of the season and Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist as the Stars ended their road trip with a 3-0 victory over..." December 04

  • Sharp placed on IR with concussion symptoms

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars wrap up a four-game road trip tonight against the Colorado Avalanche, but they will be without forward Patrick Sharp. It’s unknown when, exactly, he’ll be back in the lineup. On Saturday, the Stars placed Sharp on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 1 with concussions..." December 04

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • What has happened to the Dallas Stars?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars are the worst defensive team in the NHL. That’s just a fact. The Stars are surrendering 3.40 goals per game, and no team has a higher goals-against than that. Philadelphia’s next at 3.20, followed by Arizona at 3.14. The best is San Jose at 2.08. Last night, the Stars fell..." December 02

  • Crosby registers three points as Pens top Stars

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Set up behind the Dallas net in a tie game, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby saw a tricky bank shot as his best recourse. That didn't work, but the rebound came floating back toward him. So he did what anybody -- or at least, anybody who is in the upper echelon of skilled..." December 01